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Ust Luga Port (RUULU)

Port Code RUULU City Ust Luga
Port Name UST LUGA Country/Region Russia
Category Port City Route THE BLACK SEA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Ust Luga Port (RUULU)

Overview:

      Ust Luga is located in the northwest of the Eastern European Plain, bordering on the Gulf of Finland, the Baltic Sea, Lake Ladoga and lake Onega. The territory is 325 km from north to South and 446 km from west to East. It is bordered by novoro and Pskov in the south, Estonia in the west, Finland in the northwest, Karelia Republic in the north and vorogda in the East. Leningrad state was founded on August 1, 1927, with a territory of 85900 square kilometers, accounting for 0.5% of the total territory of the Russian Federation. Most areas are lowlands and plains below 200 meters above sea level.

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Summary of RUULU

Ust-Luga Port (Port Code: RUULU) is a port situated on both sides of Reka Luga, on the northwestern coast of Russia, approximately 130km southwest of St Petersburg. It is the site of an important coal and fertiliser terminal. The old port of Ust-Luga is situated on both sides of the river, the farthest berth from the sea being a sawmill 2nm upstream. The new multipurpose port consists of six terminals, with water depth at the new berths expected to be 16.0m, making it the most modern deep water Russian port on the Baltic Sea. With an area of 900 ha, the port will be able to handle dry bulk cargo, tankers, LPG carriers, Ro-Ro and container vessels. The 3,700-metre approach canal is deep and capable of accommodating ships with a capacity of 150,000 tonnes and more.
In 2018, the port handled 98.7 million tonnes of cargo